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Technology Technician

Stour Vale Academy Trust
Oldbury Academy, Pound Road, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 8NE
£9,615.49 to £9,776.30 per annum
Closing date
18 Feb 2024

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Job Type
Schools / Academies - Support staff roles
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Part Time

Oldbury Academy is a large secondary school, serving ca 1400 11-16 year olds and is part of the Stour Vale Academy Trust. Ofsted inspected our school in December 2021 and judged us to be ‘GOOD’ in all categories. Ofsted concluded that “pupils at this school receive a good education” and it is well led and school leaders are committed to further improvements.

Oldbury Academy is a happy and vibrant school where we aim to provide an excellent education for all pupils living in our community. We have friendly, committed and caring staff, all of whom endeavour to provide the finest educational experiences and a wide range of exciting opportunities for every child at our school.

We are looking for a creative and skilled technician to provide support and advice in our Applied Learning Faculty and who will make a substantial contribution to the further development of this ‘GOOD’ school.

Your duties would involve using workshop tools and machinery, working with resistant materials such as wood and acrylic, basic electronics, ordering and monitoring stock, and supporting teachers and students during lessons.

Good IT skills are essential for this post and the ability to offer knowledge and skills would be an advantage.

Under the instruction/guidance of the Head of Faculty, you would co-ordinate the use and maintenance of practical resources and facilities. This may involve preparation of resources, constructing and modifying apparatus, together with assisting in demonstrations.

Please see our supporting document 'Recruitment Pack' for more information regarding this position. To apply please complete the application form and return to

For an informal discussion please contact Miss Jude Hammersley (Head of Faculty)

CLOSING DATE: 9.00am on Monday 19th February 2024


For further information regarding Oldbury Academy please see our website:

Oldbury Academy expects all its employees to share its commitment to safeguarding and the welfare of its pupils. Your attention is drawn to the details of our Safer Recruitment process and the rigorous pre-employment checking that we will undertake in order to demonstrate that commitment. All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

Stour Vale is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All necessary safeguarding checks will be undertaken and must have satisfactory outcomes, otherwise the conditional job offer may be withdrawn.

This role has been assessed as working in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check.

It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

As a Trust we are committed to ensuring that throughout our recruitment process, no applicant will be disadvantaged or discriminated against because of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

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